The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

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GBS Opinion: In Person Digital AP Exams

Felicity Abbott, Editor in Chief September 26, 2022

COVID caused  the academic world to adapt. Digital exams have now replaced in person standardized tests. However, now that COVID restrictions have been lifted, AP exams have resumed in the manner in which...

Staying organized during the college admissions process: advice from college freshmen.

Sana Muneer, Editor in Chief September 26, 2022

Whether it’s talking about dream schools, thinking about which teachers to request letters of recommendation from, or brainstorming ideas for answering supplemental essays, the college to-do list seems...

Photo Credit: Ms. Chaloka

The Homecoming Crusade

Arya Nade, School News Writer September 26, 2022

This year’s Homecoming is celebrating Glenbard South’s 50th anniversary by reminiscing homecoming dances throughout South’s fifty years.  The Homecoming dance itself is on October 1, 2022, from...

Senior Success

Senior Success

Aminah Ghouse, School News Writer September 26, 2022

Calling all seniors! With college application season approaching, life may be very nerve wracking. However, Glenbard South has many opportunities and resources available to help you succeed.  Glenbard...

Gender Equality Club’s first meeting of the year. Photo Credit: Lizzie Pekkarinen

Gender Equality Club

Lizzie Pekkarinen, School News Writer September 26, 2022

“It’s better that we make everyone feel included because you really don’t know where everyone is coming from,” says Francesca Jarvis, leader of the Gender Equality Club at Glenbard South. What...

French Club Leaders Colin Luangrath, Bryn Showalter, and Kathy Georgieva. Photo Credit: Maggie Falkenberg

Oui Will Rock You

Maggie Falkenberg, School News Writer September 26, 2022

Fun French Club activities have commenced once more this school year! Bringing to the drawing board new and exciting options, as well as favorite classics, the students of French club have much to look...

BEU 2021-2022, the club celebrates and learns about African American culture. Photo Credit: Ms. Harper

Black Excellence United

Emma Pekkarinen, School News Editor September 26, 2022

Black Excellence United (BEU) is a space for students of any background, specifically African American students, to learn about and celebrate African American culture.  Ms. Jamea Harper, the sponsor...

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month Latinos Unidos partnered with Student Equity Counsel to decorate the wall outside of the deans’ office. Photo Credit: Emma Pekkarinen

Latinos Unidos

Emma Pekkarinen, School News Editor September 26, 2022

Hispanic Heritage month has begun and will continue until October 15th. During this time it is important to look at the Hispanic culture within the Glenbard South Community. One piece of this culture is...

Homecoming 2022

Aminah Ghouse, School News Writer September 9, 2022

Mark your calendars, Raiders, because the Glenbard South Student Council is excited to announce this year’s homecoming!  In celebration of Glenbard South’s 50 year anniversary, Glenbard South’s...

Band members reviewing basics at Band Camp in August. 
Photo Credit: Mr. Wallace

Marching Into a New Year of Music

Maggie Falkenberg, School News Writer September 9, 2022

The favorite tunes of Glenbard South are back as the 2022 season starts for the Glenbard South Band. Beginning  the year with marching, and preparing for a later concert season, band has plenty of showcases...

Turning over a new page:Yearbook club at Glenbard South

Claire Rogers, School News Writer September 9, 2022

Ever wonder what goes into making your yearbook such a keepsake from your highschool years? Hours of work go into the design, the theme, the  pictures, and the layout, not to mention making it all...

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